Cycling’s Next Generation

Hagens Berman Axeon is a UCI Pro Continental cycling team based in the United States and managed by Axel Merckx with an international roster of under-23 riders


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Bennett Goes For It in the Breakaway

South Lake Tahoe, California - Sean Bennett joined an early breakaway on stage 6 at the Amgen Tour of California in an effort to improve his position and possibly put the Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team on the podium.

“We talked about it in...

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Chad Childers
19 May 18

Bennett and Oliveira Sprint into Top Ten

Elk Grove, California - The Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team continued its California dream on stage 5 of the Amgen Tour of California with two riders finishing in the top 10. Sean Bennett, fresh off his 2nd place finish on stage 3, finished in...

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Chad Childers
18 May 18

U23 TT World Champion Bjerg 6th at Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill, California - Hagens Berman Axeon’s Mikkel Bjerg battled a strong field to earn a top 10 finish on stage 4’s individual time trial at the Amgen Tour of California.

The 19-year-old Dane set off on the 34.7 kilometer course with high...

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Chad Childers
17 May 18

Bennett Climbs Onto Stage 3 Podium

Salinas, California - The Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team made its presence felt on Tuesday’s stage 3 at the Tour of California. Sean Bennett dueled with eventual stage-winner Toms Skujins (Trek-Segafredo) in a penultimate move that earned him a...

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Chad Childers
16 May 18

Barta Tops Tough Gibraltar in 16th

Santa Barbara, California - Will Barta of the Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team battled up the tough Gibraltar Road finish on stage 2 at the Amgen Tour of California to finish in 16th place.

Egan Bernal (Team Sky) attacked with 2 kilometers...

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Chad Childers
15 May 18

Rider profile

It’s amazing what a glowing recommendation from an alumnus of the program can do for your career. Nobody knows that better than Sean Bennett. It was a message from Neilson Powless after the Tour of l’Avenir sent to his former director about how strong Bennett was riding that set the wheels in motion.

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In the 7th and final stage, after spending the day in the breakaway, @mikkelbbjerg is the final @AmgenTOC Breakaway…
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With 3 laps/~10k remaining @mikkelbbjerg is in the 4 man break with :30 seconds on the peloton. #AMGENTOC #PROVEIT

Our gear

Explore The Team’s Equipment For 2018

The Hagens Berman Axeon team are riding Specialized bikes with SRAM components, Quarq power meters, Wahoo Fitness bike computers, and Zip wheels for the 2018 season with race kit provided by Alé, Beaker Concepts and Oakley. Explore all of the equipment being used by the team this year in our Gear section.